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Elizabeth Thomas S. Dilks

clubwoman , poet

Elizabeth Thomas S. Dilks, poet, clubwoman. Recipient Society Distinguished American award, 1976, Christian C. Sanderson Museum, The World Literary Academy England; fellow, International Academy Poets.


Dilks, Elizabeth Thomas S. was born on July 21, 1917 in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Benjamin and Elizabeth Jones (Thomas) Shank.


Student, Louis Shenk Voice Studios, Philadelphia, 1942. Student, Pison Academy Appreciation Arts, Philadelphia, 1943. Student, Taylor College, Philadelphia, 1945.


  • Author (illustrator poetry) His & Hers. Author: A Drop in the Bucket. Contributor poetry to magazines & various anthologies in American poetry, contemporary poets of America.


Member of Mercedes-Benz American, G. Wilson Peale House (Philadelphia), Chester County Library., Daughters of the American Revolution, International Platform Association, International Platform Association, National League American Pen Women (Philadelphia chapter), Poets & Writers New York, Pennsylvania Academy Fine Arts, Academy American Poets & Writers, Christian C. Sanderson Museum (life), Whitford Country (Exton, Pennsylvania).


Married John Henry Dilks, June 17, 1945.